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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

Lordstown Motors Stock Competitors

-0.16 (-6.10%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
7.46 million shs
Average Volume
5.86 million shs
Market Capitalization
$473.85 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield


Should you be buying Lordstown Motors stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Lordstown Motors include Proterra (PTRA), The Shyft Group (SHYF), Niu Technologies (NIU), REV Group (REVG), Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS), Ideanomics (IDEX), Workhorse Group (WKHS), Lightning eMotors (ZEV), Kandi Technologies Group (KNDI), and Electrameccanica Vehicles (SOLO). These companies are all part of the "motor vehicles & car bodies" industry.

Lordstown Motors vs.

Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDE) and The Shyft Group (NASDAQ:SHYF) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, risk, community ranking, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

The Shyft Group has a net margin of 6.33% compared to Lordstown Motors' net margin of 0.00%. The Shyft Group's return on equity of 26.54% beat Lordstown Motors' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lordstown Motors N/A -59.61% -51.44%
The Shyft Group 6.33% 26.54% 14.40%

Lordstown Motors presently has a consensus price target of $8.50, suggesting a potential upside of 244.83%. The Shyft Group has a consensus price target of $50.50, suggesting a potential upside of 19.10%. Given Lordstown Motors' higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Lordstown Motors is more favorable than The Shyft Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lordstown Motors
5 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
The Shyft Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

The Shyft Group has higher revenue and earnings than Lordstown Motors. Lordstown Motors is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Shyft Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lordstown MotorsN/AN/A-$124.05 million-$2.10-1.17
The Shyft Group$675.97 million2.22$32.82 million$1.5527.36

The Shyft Group received 16 more outperform votes than Lordstown Motors when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.89% of users gave The Shyft Group an outperform vote while only 22.58% of users gave Lordstown Motors an outperform vote.

Lordstown MotorsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
The Shyft GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

47.9% of Lordstown Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.4% of The Shyft Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Lordstown Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of The Shyft Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Lordstown Motors has a beta of 0.36, meaning that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Shyft Group has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, The Shyft Group had 1 more articles in the media than Lordstown Motors. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for The Shyft Group and 4 mentions for Lordstown Motors. The Shyft Group's average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Lordstown Motors' score of 0.23 indicating that The Shyft Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Lordstown Motors
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
The Shyft Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)


The Shyft Group beats Lordstown Motors on 15 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding RIDE and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDE) vs. Its Competitors

TypeLordstown MotorsMotor vehicles & car bodies IndustryAuto SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$473.85M$50.39B$18.21B$6.90B
Dividend YieldN/A2.35%2.26%2.91%
P/E Ratio-1.1722.6913.9518.31
Price / SalesN/A1,053.09305.69225.01
Price / CashN/A37.3321.6968.48
Price / Book0.6657.2222.818.87
Net Income-$124.05M$1.20B$382.49M$156.27M
7 Day Performance-20.74%-10.04%-9.72%-6.58%
1 Month Performance-40.17%-8.96%-11.67%-11.29%
1 Year Performance-89.58%-13.62%-13.33%-12.14%

Lordstown Motors Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
1.4965 of 5 stars
N/A$1.65BN/A0.00709Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
The Shyft Group
2.8115 of 5 stars
+33.0%$1.50B$675.97M27.363,000Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Niu Technologies
2.1115 of 5 stars
-69.0%$1.09B$374.61M31.072,020Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
REV Group
2.4681 of 5 stars
Electric Last Mile Solutions
1.8448 of 5 stars
N/A$746.58MN/A0.001Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
2.0914 of 5 stars
Workhorse Group
2.1167 of 5 stars
Lightning eMotors
1.9583 of 5 stars
Kandi Technologies Group
2.0381 of 5 stars
Electrameccanica Vehicles
1.5798 of 5 stars
-75.9%$222.59M$570K-2.32128Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Faraday Future Intelligent Electric
1.2665 of 5 stars
N/A$139.03MN/A0.00N/APositive News
Gap Up
0.3333 of 5 stars
This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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